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Dlamini-Zuma appointment as Interim President central to Zuma resignation

Cyril Ramaphosa the newly-elected ruling African National Congress party president Cyril Ramaphosa the newly-elected ruling African National Congress party president
Ellis Copeland | 13 January, 2018, 06:56

The Mail & Gaurdian reported that Zuma wants former African Union (AU) commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma made interim president and that David Mahlobo must be retained as energy minister.

Newly elected ANC secretary general Ace Magashule addressed the media on Friday‚ in a state-of-readiness briefing ahead of the party's annual January 8 statement‚ which will be delivered by ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday.

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Friday denied press report about South African President Jacob's Zuma's demands and conditions for stepping down.

The party will also announce in the statement that 2018 is the year of former president Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu.

Zuma this week met Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.

It had been widely expected that the NEC would discuss the removal of Zuma at its first meeting on Wednesday.

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Some top ANC leaders‚ including national executive committee (NEC) members Lindiwe Zulu and Noxolo Kiviet‚ were barred from entering the home by security who said they were told to only allow the top six inside.

Magashule also confirmed that Zuma will attend the ANC's 106th anniversary celebration on Saturday.

She added that the DA would continue to pursue every possible avenue to hold Zuma accountable for the 783 counts of corruption against him as well as his role in state capture. "We must deal with that", he reportedly said.

This will be Ramaphosa's first January 8th Statement since his election as president of the ANC in December.

The secretary general and treasurer general positions are fulltime and are based at ANC headquarters Luthuli House.

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